Eòlas nan Naomh

6th August 2018

26 August, 2018

Gàsaigh & Lochboisdale, 4-6:30pm

4pm – Beannachadh nam Bàta | Blessing of the Boats; Gàsaigh/Lochboisdale Harbour, Fr Michael MacDonald

5pm – Eòlas nan Naomh | Early Uist Saints, talk; Lochboisdale Hotel, Prof Thomas Owen Clancy & Sofia Evemalm. Funded by Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Ceòlas has commissioned the University of Glasgow to research how Christianity came to Uist. This is the first public talk for this project, which will continue until 2020. A new website concerning the hagiotoponyms of Uist will be launched.

5:45pm – Òrain an Iasgaich | CD launch of Gaelic fishing songs; Lochboisdale Hotel, Dr Magnus Course. The launch of a new CD of Uist fishing songs, featuring short song session with local singers, funded through the AHRC & University of Edinburgh.